International Reporting of Occupational Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Authored by: Thomas P. Fuller

Global Occupational Safety and Health Management Handbook

Print publication date:  March  2019
Online publication date:  February  2019

Print ISBN: 9781138626720
eBook ISBN: 9780429056475
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Perhaps one of the most important aspects of a successful occupational safety and health program, whether for an organization or a nation, is a robust and accurate means to measure and record occupational injury and illness statistics. Without an accurate assessment of where injuries and illnesses, and fatalities, are occurring, it is difficult to accurately identify the causes and take corrective action. Without sophisticated means to analyze complex data and associations, it is easy to be led off track from the true causes of poor worker health, and away from more effective improvements to occupational safety and health programs.

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